National Geographic : 1963 Feb
No other cruise experience can give you the magic of the South Seas And nothing surpasses the elegance of Matson's gracious cruise-ships, the only ships which give you this matchless 42-day adventure Veteran voyagers will tell you that the luxury, comfort and service of SS Monterey and SS Mariposa are unsurpassed in the world of ships... and that the lands and islands they visit are the world's most enchanting ports-of-call. Charted below are the colorful ports you visit during 42 glorious and refreshing days with Matson. Fabulous places, all. No one but Matson regularly sails this route. No one knows betterhowto make it enjoyable for you. This, indeed, is Matson's Pacific. The seas you sail are blue as in digo, and like a cushion to these gyro-stabilized ships. The Trade Winds caress you under sunny tropic skies. What do you do? Be carefree, that's all. Laze in the sun, read, nap, let your self unwind. Dance, swim, play games and deck sports. Make friends-you have the com pany of charming people. Go ex- ploring in the lands of Oceania. Fascinating ! The cost? Surprisingly reason able.You'd pay more at most lux ury resorts, staying in one place, without the tonic of the open sea, or the fascination of Polynesian Islands, Australia, New Zealand. Matson ships are exclusively First Class.You enjoy more space, more comfort, and more service. They're completely air-condi tioned. All rooms have private bath. No matter which accom modation you choose, you enjoy all of Matson's traditionally fam ous service. And Matson's chefs are simply marvelous. Isn't it time you took this tonic? Pick your date from the sailings listed below. from San Francisco Los Angeles SS Mariposa Feb. 24 Feb. 25 SS Monterey Mar. 17* Mar. 18* SS Mariposa Apr. 11* Apr. 12* SS Monterey May 2* May 3* SS Mariposa May 26* May 27* SS Monterey June 20 June 21 SS Mariposa July 11 July 12 SS Monterey Aug. 4 Aug. 5 Regularly every three weeks therafter. All-year cruise fares from $1125. *25% discount on these Spring Cruises. See your travel agent or 'write 215 MARKET ST. * SAN FRANCISCO 5, CALIF.